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South Coast Register
NBN inches ever closer
ALMOST 3000 households and businesses in Gilmore are a step closer to getting access to the National Broadband Network, with preparation work starting in the northern Shoalhaven. Nowra residents will see NBN pre-construction activity across the area in coming weeks, like the clearing of Telstra's pits and ducts.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Telstra to invest millions in Etihad Stadium tech upgrade
AFL fans will get access to a free Etihad Stadium app following the Wi-Fi network rollout in February 2015. Telstra is set to spend millions on a technology upgrade of the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, which includes the introduction of 1,600 Internet Protocol TV screens and a Wi-Fi network by February 2015.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
WA talent a cut above in fashion stakes
With a mixture of excitement and trepidation, Perth's fashion talent are counting down the days until their creativity is unveiled at the city's premier fashion event. Designers are putting the finishing touches to collections that will go on show at the 16th annual Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, which kicks off on Wednesday.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Australian shares follow dollar down for biggest drop in six weeks
Australian shares fell in concert with the local currency and the iron ore price to post their biggest weekly drop in six weeks. The S&P/ASX 200 Index lost 1.2 per cent over the week to close at 5531.1 points as losses among the big four banks dragged the bourse lower.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
International Business Times
Telstra 4G Coverage To Reach 90% Of Australia By End Of January 2016
The telco would also widen its 700MHz commercial trials to include selected zones in Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin, Bundaberg, Yamaba and Sarina when the 700Mhz offering is switched on next week. A businessman checks his mobile phone as the sun filters through a Sydney park August 4, 2014.
Telstra may compete on NBN
NBN Co. has argued that TPG's plan to connect homes and businesses with fibre to the basement internet services could hurt its business case.
Mobile download speeds to double
TELSTRA plans to more than double the speed of 4G mobile phone downloads by January, but there's a catch: you may need to buy a new smartphone. THE internet is a haven for bad spellers.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
More areas to get early access 700MHz 4G services: Telstra
More Telstra 4G services using the 700MHz band will be switched on early ahead of the full release of the spectrum next year, the telco announced today. Services will be switched on in Sydney and Adelaide next week.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Markets Live: 'End of the Iron Age'
A surprise drop in consumer sentiment adds to the gloom as shares suffer a broad sell-off, led by Telstra and the big miners, while the Aussie extends its overnight plunge. Benchmark steel and iron ore futures in China have fallen to new lows , putting more pressure on spot iron ore prices that have dropped to a five-year low, which prompted Goldman Sachs to call 'the end of the Iron Age' .
Mon Sep 08, 2014
International Business Times
Australian Stock Market Report - Afternoon September 8, 2014
The All Ordinaries Index fell by 0.4 per cent and remains below 5600pts. Volume was light with only $3.6bn worth of shares traded.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Telstra's $1b buyback to cost taxpayers 'hundreds of millions'
"The overall cost to the government in the short term will be significant," said IPA senior tax adviser Tony Greco. Photo: James Davies Telstra's $1 billion off-market share buyback could cost the federal budget hundreds of millions of dollars in tax credits, accountants warn as they urge the government to review the tax rule behind it.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Foxtel slashes subscription fees in battle for customers
Foxtel is stepping up its battle for subscribers by slashing the cost of a basic cable package by half to $25 and launching a new on-demand BoxSets channel for pay TV and digital users. Foxtel is stepping up its battle for subscribers by slashing the cost of a basic cable package by half to $25 and launching a new on-demand BoxSets channel for pay TV and digital users.
Tough day for shares
Australian shares closed in the red on Thursday, as the big four banks and Telstra fell in concert with the biggest miners, which came under pressure from a five-year low in the iron ore price. A slightly smaller than forecast trade deficit did little to buoy sentiment.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Ciena Poised for Strong Quarter
Packet-optical vendor Ciena is set to report fiscal third-quarter earnings Thursday morning, with Wall Street expecting the company to make good on CEO Gary Smith's earlier prediction that the second half of the year would be better than the first.
Telstra's Thodey: 'Copyright infringement plainly wrong'
In advance of a public forum on online piracy to be held next week by Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, David Thodey, CEO of telco Telstra has set out a multi-pronged approach including raising awareness about the importance of copyright, court ordered blocking of offending overseas websites, education notices to customers who ... (more)
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Hoon 'crashed stolen vehicle'
THE family of a WA man charged over a fatal crash has reportedly paid more than $3000 in compensation to the Indonesian victims, who have forgiven him.
Markets Live: Iron ore at 5-year low
Shares are dragged lower early by BHP and AMP as they trade ex-dividend and the iron ore price matches a five-year low, ahead of GDP data.
Flannel's bold expansion moves pay off
THE spectacular rise of Perth label Flannel continues - the brand will try to emulate its LA success at new stores in New York and The Hamptons.
Markets Live: Dollar drops below US93c
Shares build momentum, powered by Telstra, while the RBA remains on hold pointing to a dollar that 'remains above most estimates of its fundamental value'.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Kim Williams' lucrative gift to News keeping the empire afloat
News Corp's relentless attacks on former CEO Kim Williams belie a fundamental truth: Williams' management of Foxtel was a financial boon for the company.